Category Archives: On Fun with Family

“But that wasn’t the PLAN!”

Marriage to my husband Erik, and parenting have taught me two truths …. Not at all the evening I expected … I expected a family dinner, playing at the park with my kiddos while Erik was at band practice, early … Continue reading

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How Spontaneity Helped Me Clean the Bathrooms

Tonight, from 5pm on, I cleaned two bathrooms, bathed two children, gave one haircut, made three dinners, cleaned one kitchen, baked one cake, dressed two children, painted 10 fingernails and 10 toenails, created two Easter baskets, did a 30 minute … Continue reading

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Thankful on Easter Eve

Tonight I am thankful. Thankful for a sunny Spring day, albeit a little windy and chilly. (Trying to focus on the positive) Thankful for frilly blue princess dresses that flutter in the wind and make strangers smile. Thankful for a … Continue reading

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Amazing, Sweet Lemonade. No Joke.

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade … right? I had a bunch of lemons left on my kitchen counter after our half-finished cleanse, and I wasn’t sure what to do with them! I asked out loud, more to myself … Continue reading

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Imperfect Photos

I’m so annoyed with myself. My kids look adorable and I wanted to capture the matching outfits. I adjusted blankets, ornaments, presents and seats to prepare for what I knew would be a crazy photo shoot. During a break from … Continue reading

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We have a KID!

Today has been a funny day. Why? Because Joshua Nelson Lindeen is funny. Quite, in fact.  I love that kid. This evening after dinner we played hide n seek.

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Priceless

8 salad plates = $5.528 dinner plates = $7.922 serving platters =$5.981 cool coffee thing = $3.99Goodwill hunting with my future sis-in-law = PRICELESS

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